Category Archives: Worth reading

The Care and Feeding of Books, 1947

  About Blooks is a relatively new blog by Mindell Dubansky head of the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Blooks are objects that look like books but aren’t. The lastest post depicting a contemporary ‘book repair kit’ inside a gilded leather binding, entitled The Care and Feeding of […]

Book Repair for Booksellers reviewed on Americana Exchange Monthly

Americana Exchange Monthly Articles – July – 2014 Issue Book Repair for Booksellers – by Susan Halas Veteran Massachusetts bookseller Joyce Godsey has written a short and useful guide to basic book repairs. Her advice is: “If the book is worth more than $250, send it to a professional or sell it AS IS.” But, […]